1. Social foraging: from mechanism to consequence

Social foraging: from mechanism to consequence
Chairs: Lysanne Snijders (University of Wageningen) and Ralf Kurvers (Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin)

Individuals living in groups are often more successful at gaining food than isolated individuals. In this symposium, we explore the mechanisms allowing this phenomenon and the consequences for the evolution of social associations.

Ahmed El Hady Mechanistic theory of (social) foraging
Christos C. Ioannou Linking collective motion to foraging
Beatriz C. Saldanha, CIBIO/InBIO-Research Centre in Biodiversity and Genetic Resources, University of PortoEffects of dietary tryptophan supplementation in the collective behaviour of a highly social bird
Emmanuel Lourie, Hebrew UniversityLearning the share: Elucidating the cognitive and social drivers of spatial partitioning between neighboring fruit bat colonies using high throughput movement data
Josh Arbon, University of Exeter, Penryn, United Kingdom Learned social tolerance in wild jackdaws

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